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The Way by AudreyBenjaminsen The Way by AudreyBenjaminsen
Lately I’ve been very inspired by the Ancient Chinese religion of Daoism. I wanted to represent the concept of “Yin” and “Yang” as conjoined twins (separate beings who work as one.) The twins holds a glass orb with sloshing water, representing the universe and it’s balance. An enlightened person is above, and demons are below. I’ve not been feeling very happy with my work recently, but I mostly like how this came out.
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Rhissanna Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Oooh! I love this. I love how the water in the bowl makes the symbol and the Sun on one dress, Moon on the other. I like the four legs for balance (is that part of Daoism, the world being a cube and not a sphere?) and the chinoiserie behind them, like a wardrobe/sideshow entrance.
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TwistedAlyx Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I think the idea of conjoined twinhood would have been stronger if they had 3 legs between them instead of 4. But I love the details in the background--very delicate and pretty.
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qtkt Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2013
soo cool
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akodieon Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Very interesting! I like the idea you had behind this.
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Myhirome Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Did you spell Daoism (taoism) w/ a D on purpose? If so, awesome. I hate that random T in that word...
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zombie-s Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2013
wow! amazing!!
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KANDZI Featured By Owner May 29, 2013
Super !
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disifaris Featured By Owner May 21, 2013
nice art,
I think this pic have a symbol or something
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Silence-Design Featured By Owner May 6, 2013
Amaaaaaaazing!!!!!
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NadiaDibaj Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2013  Student General Artist
very beautiful:heart:
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neungruthai Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
beautiful !!!!
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Heronheart Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very intrigueing and thoughtful.
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automnal-glimpse Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This looks so impressive !
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Frekkle Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Very neat composition! The sort of thing I'd expect to see in a stack of cards.
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storm12 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2013
I love the beautiful symbolism and contrasting imagery, the colours, the art nouveau inspired cartouche thing (the frame thingy, you know :) ) It reminds me somewhat of Dave Mckean's work in Arkham Asylum by Grant Morrison. Love it!
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fatL-ephant Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
I love this! And I think your work is always amazing! :)
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JailBreakFiend Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
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Aphose Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I believe the yin yang symbol is generally represented with yin flowing downwards, with the idea that cool air sinks and hot air rises.
Artistically fascinating however, and I love the use of muted tones.
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ShayHahn Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Your work is great and your attention to detail is admirable, love this piece.
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Chialupa Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013  Student
LOVE THIS!!!
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Rovien Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013
What do you feel is wrong with your work?
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sourisdesbois Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Excellent!
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Roskbalkir Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Exquisite colours. I do love it.
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CleaMatt Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Looks beautiful love the colors you used! And your work is always amazing you have real talent!
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fortifex Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013
It's EvelynEvelyn!
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ThatsByronic Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013
That's what I said, too!
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BMarshallARTS Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
That is a wonderful image. I love all the details. Thanks for sharing.
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TinySauce Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, absolutely stunning! I love this style!
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